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Hegemony or survival : America's quest for global dominance

Author: Noam Chomsky
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this book Noam Chomsky offers an analysis of America's pursuit of total domination and the catastrophic consequences that follow. The United States is in the process of staking out not just the globe but the last unarmed spot in our neighborhood--the heavens--as a militarized sphere of influence. Our earth and its skies are, for the Bush administration, the final frontiers of imperial control. In Hegemony or  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Noam Chomsky
ISBN: 0805074007 9780805074000 0965806340 9780965806343
OCLC Number: 52798943
Description: 278 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Priorities and prospects --
2. Imperial grand strategy --
3. The new era of enlightenment --
4. Dangerous times --
5. The Iraq connection --
6. Dilemmas of dominance --
7. Cauldron of animosities --
8. Terrorism and justice : some useful truisms --
9. A passing nightmare? --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Noam Chomsky.
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In this book Noam Chomsky offers an analysis of America's pursuit of total domination and the catastrophic consequences that follow. The United States is in the process of staking out not just the globe but the last unarmed spot in our neighborhood--the heavens--as a militarized sphere of influence. Our earth and its skies are, for the Bush administration, the final frontiers of imperial control. In Hegemony or survival, Noam Chomsky investigates how we came to this moment, what kind of peril we find ourselves in, and why our rulers are willing to jeopardize the future of our species. Chomsky dissects America's quest for global supremacy, tracking the U.S. government's aggressive pursuit of policies intended to achieve "full spectrum dominance" at any cost. He lays out how the various strands of policy--the militarization of space, the ballistic-missile defense program, unilateralism, the dismantling of international agreements, and the response to the Iraqi crisis--cohere in a drive for hegemony that ultimately threatens our survival. In our era, he argues, empire is a recipe for an earthly wasteland.

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